• Videos Can Now Be Added to Facebook Comments

    … Facebook’s 50th Hackathon in February, and Baldwin wrote that it is available via desktop, web, iOS and Android by clicking the camera icon next to the comment field. Baldwin described how the feature was created during Facebook’s 50th Hackathon: At the hackathon, we coded as quickly as we could all day, and by the evening, we could feel the pieces…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 4 readers -
  • Facebook’s Best Hacks of 2015

    … Facebook’s famous hackathons have spawned many a new product and feature, and emerging markets product manager Chris Marra looked back at the social network’s favorite hacks of 2015. Marra said in a blog post: Every year, we host a number of hackathons across the globe, where teams come together for a few days to brainstorm, build for fun…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Facebook- 8 readers -
  • Facebook Releases 2016 Hacker Cup Schedule

    … a prototype for a major product like Timeline at a hackathon, creating a smarter search algorithm or tearing down walls at our new headquarters, we’re always hacking to find better ways to solve problems. In the Hacker Cup, programmers from around the world will be judged on accuracy and speed as they race to solve algorithmic problems to advance…

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  • Facebook iPhone Users Can Find, Share Links Without Browsers

    … Users of Facebook’s iPhone application can now find and share links without having to open Web browsers. Clicking on the paper clip icon beneath the status update form brings users to the Add a Link menu, where they can enter keywords into a search box to find content that has already been shared to the social network and easily reshare…

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  • Facebook Adds Emoji to Messenger Thread Titles

    … By David Cohen on Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:05 AM One of the fruits of Facebook’s recent hackathon in Seattle’s Space Needle was introduced Wednesday by software engineer Bob Baldwin, who announced in a Facebook post that thread titles in the social network’s Messenger application can now include emoji. Baldwin wrote: You can now put emoji in Facebook Messenger thread titles! I built this at a Facebook Seattle hackathon in the Space Needle a couple of weeks ago. Enjoy! Readers: What do you think of this new feature? …

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  • Facebook Highlights 2014 Hacks

    … drone. While the success of the hacks themselves was questionable, the primary goals were well-served — to try out some off-the-beaten-path technologies, do more experimental hacks and to bring Android engineers closer together. It was certainly one of the more fun hacks, and maybe next round, they’ll try Android-powered cars! @Scale app: Mid-2013…

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  • Facebook Adds Stickers to Comments

    …. Stickers in comments will roll out worldwide over the next day or so. Enjoy! Readers: Will you begin adding stickers to your comments? Screenshot of the ability to add stickers to comments in groups (below) courtesy of Evyatar Shpilman, VisualCommU. …

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  • Next on Mark Zuckerberg’s Itinerary: Indonesia

    … Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s travels related to Internet.org brought him to Indonesia this past weekend, where he met with President-elect Joko Widodo, and where the social network hosted an Internet.org developer workshop in Jakarta with Ericsson and mobile carrier XL Axiata. Zuckerberg’s trip to Indonesia started…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 5 readers -
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